Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Seidel (b. 25 June 1842, Perlin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin; d. Events 524 - Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians Year 1842 ( MDCCCXLII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Mecklenburg-Schwerin was a Duchy (from 1815 a Grand duchy) in northern Germany, formed by a partition of the Duchy of Mecklenburg. 7 November 1906, Berlin) was a German engineer, poet and writer. Events 1492 - The Ensisheim Meteorite the oldest Meteorite with a known date of impact strikes the Earth around noon in a Wheat Year 1906 ( MCMVI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting Berlin is the capital city and one of sixteen states of Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. An engineer is a person professionally engaged in a field of Engineering. A poet is a person who writes Poetry. Etymology From the Ancient greek: ποιέω, poieō: "I make or compose" A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms
Seidel was the son of a pastor and studied in the Polytechnikum in Hannover from 1860 to 1862 and in the Gewerbeakademie in Berlin, becoming an engineer. Hanover (i ( haˈnoːfɐ on the river Leine, is the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony ( Niedersachsen Beginning in 1866 he participated in the construction of the Anhalter Bahnhof railway station in Berlin, where he was the first to achieve the construction of its main hall roof with a free span of 62,5 m. The Anhalter Bahnhof is a former railway terminus in Berlin, Germany, about 600  m south east of Potsdamer Platz. |}A train station, railway station, railroad station, or station yard is a facility at which Passengers may board and alight from Trains Vietnam roofjpg|thumb|The roofs of Vietnam.]] A roof is the covering on the uppermost part of a Building. However, in 1880 he gave up the profession to dedicate himself to writing.
In Berlin, Heinrich Seidel became a member of the Hütte Academic Association "A.V. Hütte" and the literary society Tunnel über der Spree. The Tunnel über der Spree ( German for Tunnel over the Spree) was a German Berlin-based Literary society. Under the pseudonym Johannes Köhnke he collaborated with Julius Stinde (pseudonym Theophil Ballheim), Johannes Trojan and others in the Allgemeiner Deutscher Reimverein (ADR), where he achieved impressive achievements as an rhyme acrobat (literal translation of Reimakrobat). Julius Stinde ( August 28, 1841 - August 5, 1905) German Author, was born at Kirchnüchel near Eutin This article is about the poetic technique For the form of ice see Rime ice.
The famous catchphrase "Dem Ingenieur ist nichts zu schwer" (to an engineer nothing is too difficult) was his personal motto and the first line of his writing Ingenieurlied (Song of an Engineer). A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group
He is interred at the Berlin's Lichterfelde cemetery.
Translated from article on German Wikipedia.